Her husband wants to give their upcoming baby an unusual name, but she refuses to go with him » TwistedSifter

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Oops, this doesn’t sound good!

It’s another story from Reddit’s “Am I the *******?” page about a couple arguing about baby names…

And this one is a real stunner!

See what this woman had to say and see what you think.

“So my husband (38M) and I (36F) are expecting our first child, a bouncing baby girl due in a few months.

We were both over the moon when we found out the gender, but now the time has come. . . complicated, to say the least.

This doesn’t sound good…

See, when we first started talking about names, the “boy name” was immediately chosen: Stuart Jr., after my husband. No problem, it is a classic name and has a family meaning. But for one girl, things got dark.

My husband suggested Stuarta. No, you won’t have a stroke.

Apparently his logic is that since Stuart ends in a ‘t’, we can just add an ‘a’ to make it feminine.

She doesn’t have it.

I tried to explain why that doesn’t quite work, how it sounds more like a furniture brand than a human name, how she endlessly corrects people and explains its origins.

However, he is adamant and says it “honors” him while our daughter gets a unique name.

I’ve suggested alternatives: feminine names that might share a similar sound or meaning to Stuart, names he’s said he liked in the past, and even ones that go all the way back to the drawing board. But he’s fixated on Stuarta.

She won’t compromise on this…

Now I love my husband very much, and I understand that I want to honor my family. But I can’t imagine subjecting our daughter to a lifetime of awkward looks and endless questions about her “unusual” name. I’m also concerned about possible bullying and the impact it could have on her self-esteem.

So, Reddit, am I the idiot who refuses to give in to Stuarta? Is there a compromise I haven’t thought of? Help an expectant mother!”

And here’s what people had to say about this story.

One person thinks she is NTA.

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Another person agreed…

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This Reddit user made a hilarious comment.

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One person thinks he’s a narcissist…

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Another person thinks she is NTA.

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That name is a bit much…

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